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Child Protection Chair

Employer
Wakefield Council
Location
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Salary
£48,474.00 to £51,515.00, Grade 12
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

We are currently advertising for a full time Child Protection Conference Chair within the Safeguarding and Family Support Team in Wakefield.

The role involves providing advice and consultation in respect of child protection and safeguarding and chairing child protection conferences. This will be the primary focus of this posts.

The successful applicant will be part of a team who are committed to continual development. You will bring experience and skills in identifying risk and developing robust plans in collaboration with families and other professionals to affect change and address risk.

The Safeguarding and Standards team are working to develop a culture of restorative practice both within the team and with the families we work with. This is an opportunity to be an influencer, influencing social work practice through supportive links with teams and collaborative quality assurance and audit work with social workers, influencing the linking with other agencies and having an influence on the lives of children in engaging families in developing plans that change behaviours and outcomes.

Why Wakefield Council? 

  • We are a leading Council for best practice and an employer of choice for individuals seeking a rewarding role and career.
  • We offer a flexible full-time working pattern of 37 hours per week
  • 31 days of Holidays
  • Support and access to high-quality training offers to help progress your career to the next level.
  • We are committed to supporting the wellbeing of our staff and we recognise that resilient Team need a good work/life balance as well as supportive leadership and support in the workplace.
  • Access to a range of employee support products.
  • Discounted and subsidised public transport (Arriva Bus Annual Travel Ticket, Northern Trains Limited (NTL), MetroCard).
  • The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
  • Great range of benefits including discounted membership to our excellent leisure facilities with free 12 weeks exercise program with a dedicated personal trainer, discounts for a range of retail, entertainment, health and leisure providers, cycle to work scheme and many more.

Any questions? Contact Caroline Pickard to find out more information regarding the role. Email: carolinepickard@wakefield.gov.uk

Want to Know More?

If you would like to know more about the role, the recruitment process or working for Wakefield Council feel free to contact Caroline Pickard.

Tel: 01977 327174

E-mail: carolinepickard@wakefield.gov.uk

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